Utes load up on the lines
Kickoff is 12 pm MT on CBS, Saturday in El Paso
Utes Place 11 on All-Pac-12 Conference Teams
UTAH: : First-team all-Pac-12 offensive lineman ... played in the Senior Bowl ... three-year starting right tackle ... played in 48 games with 39 career starts ... signed with Utah in 2005 before departing on an LDS church mission ... enrolled in school spring semester of 2008 ... member of Utah's Student-Athlete Mentors (SAMS).
2011-First-team all-Pac-12 ... played in 12 games with 12 starts (missed most of the BYU game and the entire Washington game with a knee injury) ... led Utah with an 85% overall grade, winning 546 of 639 assignments during the regular season ... earned the highest grade on the offensive line in six games: Montana State (88%), OSU (91%), Pitt (85%), UCLA (90%), WSU (89%) and Colorado (92%) ... tied for the best grade in a game--92% against Colorado, winning 55-of-60 plays.
2010-Second-team all-MWC ... started all 13 games at right tackle ... led Utah with 584 plays in the 10 games that were graded (no grades were recorded against Air Force, BYU and Boise State) ... did not allow a sack in the regular season ... had an 83% overall grade with 485 `wins,' 14 cuts and two pancake blocks ... led the line with an 87% overall grade against SDSU, winning 61-of-70 plays.
2009-Started all 13 games at right tackle ... led the offensive line in total plays (816) during the regular season (no bowl stats were kept) ... 81% overall grade (662 wins) ... 29 cuts and 12 pancake blocks ... nine cuts against San Diego State was the best by a Ute all season ... highest grade of the year was 95% against BYU ... Academic All-MWC.
2008-Played in 10 games and started at left tackle against UNLV ... finished with three knockdowns, two cuts and a pancake block ... also played on special teams ... two knockdowns and two cuts against Weber State ... pancake block against SDSU ... named Academic All-MWC and to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2004 all-state and Region 3 Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player ... Skyline team captain ... three-year starter ... in 2002 and 2003 Skyline made the state finals ... in 2004, Skyline won the region and made the state semi-finals ... also lettered three years in basketball and two years in track ... high honor roll three years ... academic all-state ... College Board AP Scholar Award ... National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame 2004 Scholar-Leader-Athlete nominee.
PERSONAL: Son of Steven and Lori Bergstrom ... both parents are Utah graduates ... youngest of four brothers ... cousin Ryan Roberts played baseball for the Chicago White Sox ... married to the former Jessica Kruger (sister of current Utes Dave and Joe Kruger and former Ute Paul Kruger) ... daughter Olivia ... enjoys waterskiing, tennis, ice fishing and hiking ... chemical engineering major is a few semesters shy of a degree ... full name is Steven Anthony Bergstrom ... born Aug. 8, 1986.